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MLPD seeks suspects in dispensary burglary

The Mammoth Lakes Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in identifying the suspects involved in an early morning burglary at the Mammoth Lakes Wellness Marijuana Dispensary. At about 4:00 A.M. on Monday March 9th, Mammoth Lakes Police officers were advised of a burglary that had just occurred at the dispensary. Prior to officers’ arrival, […]

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Nature – and other calls – for MLPD

– Mammoth Lakes Police Department press release At about 6:00pm, a 911 call was made reporting domestic violence in progress. The female who called for help reported that her boyfriend attacked her, bit her face and then pulled her out of the vehicle on an unknown dirt road. After that the line went dead. The […]

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Fugitive returned to Mono County after decade in Mexico

– Press release from Mono County District Attorney’s Office On January 6, 2014, an Investigator from the Mono County District Attorney’s Office, assisted by the Sacramento branch of the FBI traveled to Mexico City to transport a fugitive back to Mono County to face charges for repeatedly and forcibly raping a child while she was […]

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‘Problem’ bear killed in Mammoth Lakes

– Mammoth Lakes Police Department press release On Sunday, November 30 at approximately 10:20 a.m., Mammoth Lakes Police Officers and Steve Searles, Mammoth Lakes Wildlife Specialist, responded to a report of a bear being shot in Sierra Valley sites.  Upon arrival they were met by a local resident who reported he had shot a bear. […]

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Homicide suspect arrested by MLPD

– Press release About 1 ½ weeks ago, Mammoth Lakes Police Department Detective Jack Loera was contacted by an investigator with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, the investigator gave Detective Loera information that a person of interest in a homicide may be living and working in Mammoth Lakes. With the information Detective Loera received, […]

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Town Clerk Jamie Gray swears in Officer Grant Zemel.

New MLPD reserve officer

NEWEST MLPD RESERVE OFFICER The Mammoth Lakes Police Department (MLPD) has a new addition.  On October 9, Grant Zemel was sworn in as MLPD’s newest Reserve Officer and presented his badge by Police Chief Dan Watson.  Reserve Officer Zemel has been a full time police officer for 16 years.  The last 7 years have been […]

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Officer Robin Henry sworn in.

New officer at MLPD

MLPD ADDS NEW POLICE OFFICER On October 1, 2014, the newest member of the Mammoth Lakes Police Department was sworn in by Police Chief Dan Watson.  Officer Robin Henry will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of longtime MLPD Officer Luke Schwarzkopf, who will be retiring at the end of October. Officer Henry has […]

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Suspect tried to lure young girl

Suspicious Incident On Tuesday April 29th at about 5:30 pm, a report was made to the Mammoth Lakes Police Department regarding a male who attempted to get a young girl into his car. The 11 year old female said she was walking home from the library on Meridian Blvd at about 4:40 in the afternoon, […]

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Man, mother and a juvenile arrested in multi-agency drug investigation

MONET narcotics investigation leads to several arrests  (press release) The Mono County Narcotics Enforcement Team (MONET), along with the assistance of the Mono County Sheriff’s Office, the Mammoth Lakes Police Department, and the Inyo County Narcotics Enforcement Team (INET), concluded a narcotics investigation in the Town of Mammoth Lakes. During the past couple of weeks, […]

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MLPD introduces web-based crime reporting

** PRESS RELEASE ** PRESS RELEASE ** PRESS RELEASE ** The Mammoth Lakes Police Department is proud to announce it will be providing a new online police reporting option for the public.  This web based reporting system will allow the public to file certain incident types (minor theft, vehicle burglary, lost property, hit & run, […]

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MLPD volunteer program gets underway

When the Town Council cut nearly half of the staff at the Mammoth Lakes Police Department, officials said they wanted a volunteer program. Police Chief Dan Watson had agreed he would do that but advised that volunteers can not perform all of the duties of sworn officers. Now, Watson does have a volunteer program in […]

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